What factors encouraged scientific development in the Hellenistic world?
The focus will be on Ptolemaic Egypt and particularly the Mouseion, Library and empirical scientific activity of Alexandria. Overall, the superior nature of Hellenistic science was a direct result of three main factors: the divergence of science from philosophy, royal patronage and the emergence of applied science.
What did all Hellenistic cities have in common?
Trade, commerce, and the exchange of ideas and art were common among the Hellenistic cities. They were all connected by land or by sea (or both). Through the spread of Greek culture, they were connected culturally, too. Hellenistic architecture and sculpture were modeled on Classical Greek art, but were more varied.
How did Philip II rise to power and extend Macedonia’s influence put the following events in chronological order?
How did Philip II rise to power and extend Macedonia’s influence? Put the following events in chronological order. After claiming the throne in his own name, Philip gained control of the southern Balkans and its mineral resources. Philip kept tight control over the nobility by inducting their sons into the Companions.
What were major religions of the Hellenistic period?
Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in the ancient world that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek culture.
What were Plato’s ideas about reality and government?
Plato believes that conflicting interests of different parts of society can be harmonized. The best, rational and righteous, political order, which he proposes, leads to a harmonious unity of society and allows each of its parts to flourish, but not at the expense of others.
Are thoughts metaphysical?
Logically, we can assert that thoughts are either metaphysical or physical (beyond that, we run out of options). If our definition of thought is metaphysical, it is safe to say that metaphysical thoughts do not have mass since they are by definition not physical, and mass is a property of a physical things.
Do thoughts weigh anything?
No, that’s not heavy. So a single fleeting thought isn’t that heavy. But your brain usually does a lot of things all at once. A lifetime of thought, bottled up, weighs about as much as one mosquito.